A case of rhabdomyolysis with community acquired pneumonia

Young Ae Kang, Jae Joon Yim, Young Whan Kim, Sung Koo Man, Young Soo Shim, Chul Gyu Yoo

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Abstract

A-67-year old man was hospitalized due to fever, cough and dyspnea upon exertion, and was treated with intravenous antibiotics. During the hospital course he presented with weakness in his low extremities. The laboratory tests showed an elevated CK level and myoglobinuria. He was diagnosed with rhabdomyolysis with community-acquired pneumonia and treated accordingly. Subsequently, his symptoms and signs of rhabdomyolysis improved.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)59-63
Number of pages5
JournalTuberculosis and Respiratory Diseases
Volume58
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2005 Jan

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine
  • Infectious Diseases

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